The National Catholic Review

July 19, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 2Whole No. 4657


Never Again

For years the hypothetical case of the “ticking time-bomb” has served as a test for moralists probing the limits of absolute prohibitions: Are authorities permitted, by way of exception, to torture


Does Father Have an Accent?
Jose-Luis S. Salazar

I read “Father Has An Accent,” by the Rev. Willard F. Jabusch (2/16), with some measure of astonishment, followed by a genuine feeling of humility.

Of Other Things
Greg Kandra

The weather was awful, and the forecast was grim: heavy snow, possibly as much as a foot, on one of the coldest and darkest nights of the winter. But inside St.

Lesson From Evangelicals: An Interview With Manuel Flores
Manuel Flores

You have come to Pasadena, Calif., the cradle of Pentecostalism, to study at the school of theology most associated with that movement, Fuller Theological Seminary.

Countless Small Victories
Randy Young

At a time of great turmoil within the U.S. Catholic Church, a determined group of people has carved out an enviable record of achievement in some of the most challenged regions of the world.

Catholic Consciences
John F. Kavanaugh

I have never before encountered, either in correspondence, after Sunday liturgies or just in casual conversations, such intense concern and confusion over faith and politics as I do nowadays.

Books and Culture

In Our Own Image
John A. Coleman
Reading American Jesus, I longed to teach again a course I regularly used to offer on American culture and religion.
For Those in Need
Paul Wilkes
First of all, the answers to two questions burning at the back of many of our minds concerning the highly charged issue of faith-based in

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The Word
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Dianne Bergant
The Word
Let Us Pray
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Living With My Sisters
Jeffrey J. Guhin
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Blue Hydrangeas
Karen Zealand
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